More

We Know How Much Teens Love Selfies, But There's A Certain Type They Shouldn't Take

Selfies are one thing. Texting naked or semi-naked selfies is another. Even if your son or daughter isn't sending sexually suggestive messages or pictures, there's a pretty good chance they've received one. For a while, everyone was talking about kids and sexting, and then I think we sort of got used to the discussions ... and maybe even became desensitized to sexting. Let's not do that — because sexting has real-life consequences. Make sure your teens know what to do if they receive an inappropriate photo or text. Forwarding it or sharing with friends is not OK. Kids need to be able to safely talk to you about it so you can help stop it.

We Know How Much Teens Love Selfies, But There's A Certain Type They Shouldn't Take

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

Keep Reading Show less